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Environmental Governance

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Coming into legal effect of an international agreement, i.e. time at which an international agreement becomes legally binding for the States that have ratified it or acceded to it or otherwise expressed their consent to be bound by the agreement. (Source: InforMEA)

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Coming into force
Entry into effect
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In other languages

French
entrée en vigueur
Russian
вступление в силу
Spanish
entrada en vigor
Arabic
بدء النفاذ

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with Entry into force

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with Entry into force. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convention on Biological Diversity
Basel Convention
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Convention on Migratory Species
Stockholm Convention
Vienna Convention
Montreal Protocol
Cartagena Protocol
Nagoya Protocol
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Kyoto Protocol
Ramsar Convention
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Rotterdam Convention
Barcelona Convention
Prevention and Emergency Protocol
Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity Protocol
Offshore Protocol
Hazardous Wastes Protocol
Aarhus Convention
Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
Espoo Convention
Abidjan Convention
Noumea Convention
Cartagena Convention
Jeddah Convention
Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents

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Entry into force of the Paris Agreement

Background of the Minamata Convention